August 23, 2011

IUCN released 20% of all mammals at risk of extinction

Findings of a study by scientists from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released in mid-August 2011 reveal that hunting and other human activities has left a full 20% of all mammals at risk of extinction, with many other species also in danger of rapid declines.

Sources: Discovery News, Sott.net

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